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Highschool of the Dead Vol. 1 JPN (Mar 2007)
Highschool of the Dead Vol. 1 JPN (Mar 2007)

Takashi Komuro (小室孝, Komuro Takashi) is a lead character of the manga/anime series Highschool of the Dead that was written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shouji Sato. The series first began serialization in Fujimi Shobo's Monthly Dragon Age magazine in July 2006. The creators of the series classified characters using role-playing game terminology, and Takashi is described as the leader.

His first appearance was in Hightschool of the Dead Volume 1 CH. 1 "Spring of the Dead".

Character Evolution

Major Story Arcs

Spring of the Dead

Powers & Abilities

Weapons & Equipment

As a human fighter with no real combat training, Takashi is dependent on weapons to survive against the zombies. Kohta has educated him on the function and use of many guns.

  • Metal Baseball Bat
  • Smith & Wesson Model 37
  • Springfield M1A1
  • Ithaca m37 shotgun
  • Benelli M4 Super 90

Other Media


Highschool of the Dead (2010)

It was in July 5, 2010 that Madhouse Studios began airing the anime adaptation of the Highschool of the Dead manga. Takashi's first anime appearance was in Highschool of the Dead - Episode 1 "Spring of the Dead". His character in the Japanese series is voiced by Junichi Suwabe, and the U.S. dub produced by Section 23 is done by Leraldo Anzaldua.

Some continuity changes were made in the anime adaptation. The story of Takashi and Saeko at the shrine was placed before the events at the Takagi Estate.

OVA: HOTD Drifters of the Dead (2011)

Highschool of the Dead Vol. 7 DVD Ed. JPN (Apr 2011)
Highschool of the Dead Vol. 7 DVD Ed. JPN (Apr 2011)

Saeko appears in the Highschool of the Dead OVA titled Drifters of the Dead. It was originally released as a Blu-ray and packaged with a special edition of Highschool of the Dead Vol. 7 on April 26th 2011. She's illustrated on the cover of this special edition in the very bikini she wears in the OVA. She and the rest of Team Takashi find themselves on a small, isolated island off the shore of Tokonosu City. After finding a small beach house filled with a variety of bikinis, they take this opportunity for a break from running. The boys search the island for food while the girls enjoyed the water and sun. Kohta got plenty of seafood and a fire was started. Only later did they realize the leaves they had put into the fire were hydrangea. This caused a hallucination in everyone who breathed in the fumes.


Highschool of the Head (2011)

Highschool of the Head JPN (May 2011)
Highschool of the Head JPN (May 2011)

Highschool of the Head is a comedy manga series that is a parody of the original Highschool of the Dead manga that was written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shouji Sato. The Highschool of the Head series is illustrated by Sankakuhead and published by Fujimi Shobo's Dragon Comic Age. Daisuke Sato is credited as the original author and Shouji Sato is credited as character designer. It was released May 6th, 2011 and priced at ¥609.


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